LINDBERGH AND THE SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS Push in on a portrait of Charles Lindbergh wearing a pilot's helmet and goggles. A ground crew pushes The Spirit of St. Louis from a hanger to an unpaved field. Lindbergh, wearing a bulky flight suit, shakes hands with a military officer. A crewman primes the propeller. The officer holds the cockpit door as Lindbergh enters the airplane. The ground crew pushes the plane down the field then stops and watches as it takes off into the skies.
AMERICAN AVIATOR AMELIA EARHART SETS RECORDS EVEN WHEN TROUBLE STRIKES A disheveled but radiant Amelia Earhart talks about her flight and intention to set new records in aviation. "Well I lost my head cover and so that caused me to lose some time which was serious to me." A reporter notes however that she has still broken her previous nonstop record by several hours.
AIR CORPS PLANES SHOW OFF Air Corps Planes show off at air show in Cleveland. Air Corps planes put on show for crowds. Planes do flips, spell out AC, and make other formations. Charles Lindbergh watches through binoculars. Large crowds watch.
LINDBERGH RETURNS TO U.S. A blimp flies over a large ship. A Navy ship docks, and Charles Lindbergh and Navy officers disembark. Waiting dignitaries doff their hats. Calvin Coolidge gives a speech commending Lindbergh, then pins a medal on him. Crowds cheer wildly. Good sound from radio description of Lindy's arrival on U.S. soil.
AMERICAN PILOT AMELIA EARHART ARRIVES FROM A FLIGHT A plane comes in a for landing and its famous female pilot Amelia Earhart climbs out to greet those waiting for her. Amelia Earhart is one of the most famous aviators of all time setting such records as being the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic and for creating a worldwide mystery that has never been solved with her disappearance during a solo flight in 1937.
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